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‘The Last Voyage of the Demeter’ Puts a Fun Twist on the Dracula Story

Reportedly, co-writer Bragi Schut Jr. sought to write an Alien-style horror film on a space station, but after seeing the model for The Demeter...

‘Happiness for Beginners’ is a Pleasant, Low-Conflict Rom-Com

Happiness For Beginners involves a recently divorced Helen (Ellie Kemper) embarking on a days long hike to discover herself. She unexpectedly sees Jake (Luke...

Oppenheimer Review: Christopher Nolan’s Latest Film Will Haunt You

  Oppenheimer, in telling the story of the inventor of the atomic bomb, spans different decades, political climates, and foes, from the Nazis to the...

John Wick Chapter 4 Review: The Greatest Hits Are Played & Played Well

There’s a set piece in John Wick Chapter 4 where John (Keanu Reeves) climbs a lot of stairs. As expected, he kills lots of...

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Review: A Fun, Powerful, Emotional Finale

When Adam Warlock (Will Poulter) kicks off Guardians Of The Galaxy: Vol 3 by beating the piss out of different Guardians, the different beat...

The Last of Us Finale Review: HBO Stuck the Landing

I've played both Last Of Us games on numerous occasions (the second in particular), so it was a little uncanny when Ellie's video game...

The Last of Us Episode 8 Review: A Thrilling Penultimate Episode

David (Scott Shepherd, The Young Pope) is a bad man. A very bad man. Atrocious, abominable, the worst of the worst. If there are...

The Last of Us Episode 7 Review: Let the Kids Be Kids

When a bigot justifies their bigotry by saying they’re defending children or they just want to “let kids be kids.” These people are either...

The Last of Us Episode 6 Review: An Episode Full of Changes … For the Better

While visiting Jackson, the newfound haven that his brother Tommy (Gabriel Luna) calls home, Joel sees a woman that looks like his daughter Sarah....

The Last of Us Episode 5 Review: ‘Endure and Survive’ Delivers Another Emotional Wallop

Stream the final season of Star Trek: Picard now exclusively on Paramount+. Try 1-month FREE with promo code: PICARD, offer ends 4/30! In The Last Of...

The Last of Us Episode 4 Review: Episodically Strong, But a Severe Letdown from Last Week

The Last Of Us Episode 4, ‘Please Hold my Name’ is the most difficult episode to pinpoint on a singular level. It's not a...

The Last of Us Episode 3 Review: The Episode of Episodes

There was a funny or die sketch back in 2009 titled Hostage: A Love Story. Zachary Quinto holds up a restaurant, cashier pulls a...

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